News

We’re running low on…

Since launching last May, we have fed over 4,200 people throughout Stoke-on-Trent.  However, our stocks are starting to run low and we desperately need more food donations. We are in very short supply of: Sugar Tinned Meat Tinned Fish Pasta Sauce You can bring your food donations to Wesley Hall Church, Sneyd Green (any day) […]

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2012 Food drive total

An amazing weekend of donations from the shoppers at Longton and Hanley Tesco has resulted in an amazing total of 2774.4 kg to help feed local people in Stoke on Trent this Christmas. Donations from Tesco Hanley shoppers weighed in at 1073.2 kg and from Tesco Longton shoppers at 1701.2 kg. Huge thanks to Tesco […]

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Since we launched in May…

So far we have fed over 2000 people since we launched in May and received over 31 tons of food; with over 14 tons being donated over Harvest.  This is largely from donations from local Churches and schools. This is an amazing amount. Thank you to anyone who has donated.  We are expecting the numbers […]

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Tesco national food drive – 29/30 November 2013

Once again, Tesco is working with Trussell Trust Foodbanks to run Supermarket Food Drives at the end of this month. Stoke-on-Trent Foodbank will be working with the Tesco Extra stores at Longton and Hanley. (A food drive is where we invite customers to add an item or two to their shopping and donate it to […]

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Food drive

Our next food drive will be at the Co-op, Hanley Road, Sneyd Green on Saturday 14th July between 10am and 4pm.  Our volunteers will be there handing out shopping lists and asking people to donate an item of food.  If you’re around why not pop in.

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The Big Lunch hosted by Stoke-on-Trent foodbank

You are warmly invited to The Big Lunch hosted by Stoke-on-Trent foodbank   At:       Wesley Hall Methodist Church   Date:   Sunday 3rd June 2012   Time:  1:30pm – 3:30pm   Come along, bring a picnic, share lunch, celebrate The Jubilee and help to support Stoke-on-Trent foodbank as it aims to provide food for people in crisis. […]

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March 2012 Newsletter

Greetings,   The March 2012 Newsletter is now available to read/download.   Thank you from the Stoke-on-Trent foodbank.

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Child Poverty Figures in Stoke-on-Trent

CHILD POVERTY FIGURES FOR STOKE-ON-TRENT   ONS code Local Authority and wards Percentage of children in poverty E06000021 Stoke-on-Trent 29% E05001915 Abbey Green 32% E05001916 Bentilee and Townsend 44% E05001917 Berryhill and Hanley East 27% E05001918 Blurton 31% E05001919 Burslem North 36% E05001920 Burslem South 37% E05001921 Chell and Packmoor 32% E05001922 East Valley 21% […]

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Volunteers needed

We’re looking for volunteers to help run the foodbank. If you can spare a few hours a week, why not get in touch. There are lots of things that need doing from sorting food and fundraising to meeting clients and supermarket collections. Why not see where you fit in?

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100th UK foodbank and first international foodbank launched!

Foodbanks are opening at an unprecedented rate to meet the high demand for emergency food aid: in 2011 The Trussell Trust has launched a new foodbank every week, launching its 100th UK foodbank this week. We’ve also launched our first international foodbank in Sofia, Bulgaria.  61,000 people nationwide have received emergency food handouts from The Trussell Trust’s […]

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